Voting Rights—and Wrongs: The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections by Abigail Thernstrom

Engage, Volume 11, Issue 2

August 31, 2010

Roger Clegg

No one has written more or better about the Voting Rights Act than Abigail Thernstrom. Her latest book, Voting Rights—and Wrongs:  The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections, would, in a just world, be the last word on the subject, but alas the problems raised by the Act will continue, and so, Sisyphean, must Dr. Thernstrom’s efforts...

Roger Clegg reviews Voting Rights—and Wrongs: The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections by Abigail Thernstrom